Who are some of your favorite Kings/Emperors, Commanders, Politicians, etc?
*Agesilaus II *Cleomenes I *Xanthippus *Lycurgus *Brasidas *Lysander *Gylippos *Agathocles *Timoleon *Pagondas *Alexander I the Molossi *Pyrrhos *Philip II *Alexander III *Parmenion *Ptolemy I *Demetrius(the Beseiger) *Jason of Pherae *Camillus *Lars Porsenna *Scipio Africanus *Scipio Aemilianus *Quintus Fabius Maximus 'Cunctator' *Gaius Marius *Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo *Julius Caesar *Vespasian *Trajan *Septimius Severus *Narses
* II.Mehmed the conqueror of Constantinapolis(Ýstanbul) * I.SelÎm the conqueror of Egypt * II.Mahmud * Mustafa Kemal Atatürk * Ogadei * Alexander Nevski * Rommel * Doenitz * Setterhan * Mengli Giray Han
Post by H. Ihsan Erkoc on Sept 26, 2006 20:21:29 GMT 3
The difference is that usually they did not engage in combat. For example, when commanding an army, Köl Tigin also personally fought in the battles while Bilgä Qaghan is not recorded to have fought personally.
Sometimes the rulers did not even command their armies. But that was not the case all the time. There are many many steppe rulers who personally took command of their armies.
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